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Research Epidemiologist at University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Posted in Management 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

TITLE:  Epidemiologist, Research


POSITION INFORMATION:  Collaborates with medical, public health researchers, and scientific researchers in the study design; evaluation of cancer-related public health programs; development of research instruments; collection, management and analysis of data; interpretation of results; preparation of reports and visual summaries of findings, and publication of research.



  1. Conducts research to develop methodologies, instrumentation and procedures for cancer-related medical application and public health projects, analyze data and present findings.  Collaborates with medical, public health researchers, scientific researchers, and community-based partners.

  2. Designs, manages and evaluates study protocols and public health programs, including development of the research design, sample selection plans, and data analysis plans.

  3. Collects data and performs data entry. 

  4. Analyzes large amounts of cancer-related data and interprets data.  Discusses data and findings with the Stephenson Cancer Center (SCC) Community Outreach and Engagement team, and presents findings to SCC leadership and program members, department heads, collaborators, researchers, and the public. 

  5. Assist with preparing manuscripts, reports and publishing findings.

  6. Performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.



Education:  Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, Statistics, or Mathematics.


Equivalent/Substitution:  Will accept a Bachelor’s Degree and 24 months SAS or equivalent experience and ArcGIS or equivalent experience, preferably in a public health or biomedical science environment.



  • Knowledge of biostatistics, statistics, mathematics, epidemiologic methods, and/or research design.

  • Ability to analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solution and solve problems.

  • Effectively address research or program evaluation questions.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Proficient computing skills using: SAS, or equivalent for data processing and analysis; ArcGIS, or equivalent, for geographic analysis; Tableau, or equivalent, for visual presentation; and Access or Excel for data management.